Many rumours and speculation on Apple’s next iPhone hit the net waves, and the close a release of the iPhone 5 gets, the more rumours hit the fan, and today’s little iPhone 5 rumours has to do with just when Apple will release the new iOS smartphone to the iPhone hungry populace.
Apparently the word is that Apple is bringing forward the release of the iPhone 5 as a response to rival smartphone the Samsung Galaxy S3 swallowing up massive market share, with official sales figures for the Samsung Galaxy S3 having surpassed 10 million in just 2-months.
Therefore according to the article, if Apple releases the iPhone 5 in the previously rumoured months of September or October, Apple runs the risk of losing a large number of sales to those that might decide not to wait for the next iPhone and opt for the Galaxy S3.
Anonymous sources in the supply chain has said that iPhone 5 assembly has already stepped up a gear, whilst others believe the iPhone 5 was ‘technically’ ready to ship long before the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S3, but Apple held off in order to make sure the iPhone 5 can best the SGS3 in every way.
Obviously this should be taken with a pinch of salt as with all Apple rumours, but if true it could be only four weeks way before we see the iPhone 5 arrive in the mobile space.